Dr. Michael Street. Se­nior Sci­en­tist, NATO

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Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and In­for­ma­tion Agency In­no­va­tion Man­ager. In 1992 he be­gan to work on soft­ware de­fined ra­dio as part of re­search funded by the UK MoD. In 1999 joined NC3A to study the mil­i­tary use of com­mer­cial per­sonal com­mu­ni­ca­tion tech­nolo­gies for peace-keep­ing and sim­i­lar sce­nar­ios. He led NC3A's tech­ni­cal ef­fort to select the fu­ture NATO nar­row band voice coder and rep­re­sents NATO on ETSI's TETRA Voice Cod­ing Work­ing Group and the TETRA Se­cu­rity and Fraud Preven­tion

Group. He pre­vi­ously worked on ter­res­trial and satel­lite mil­i­tary com­mu­ni­ca­tions af­ter gain­ing a PhD in nar­row band ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tions at the Uni­ver­sity of Leeds in 1996. He is a Char­tered En­gi­neer and a mem­ber of the IEE. Since 2005 he has co-chaired the NATO se­cure com­mu­ni­ca­tion in­ter­op­er­abil­ity pro­to­col test and in­te­gra­tion work­ing group and has es­tab­lished the multi­na­tional SCIP test fa­cil­ity at NC3A, which hosts its first for­mal tests this month. In 2008 Street joined the Chief Tech­nol­ogy Of­fice at NC3A, with re­spon­si­bil­ity for com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tems. The CTO en­sures tech­ni­cal co­her­ence of NATO C3 sys­tems through­out their de­vel­op­ment, val­i­da­tion, ver­i­fi­ca­tion and pro­cure­ment by NC3A and in their sub­se­quent oper­a­tion. In 2018 he was one of the judges dur­ing TIDE Hackathon in Mon­tene­gro and Ukrainian national de­fense hackathon. In 2001 he was awarded the Sir Henry Royce Memo­rial Foun­da­tion's medal for achieve­ment. Michael Street is an au­thor of more than 40 sci­en­tific re­ports.

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